Daniel Maidman is a painter who applies a classical grounding to a contemporary sensibility. His art has been shown in group and solo shows in Manhattan, and in juried exhibitions in DC, California, Ohio, Missouri, and Oregon. It was selected by the Saatchi Gallery to be displayed at Gallery Mess in London, and has been exhibited at the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art. His art and writing on art have been featured in ARTnews, American Art Collector, International Artist, Poets/Artists, MAKE, Manifest, and The Artist’s Magazine. He blogs for The Huffington Post. His writing on Da Vinci has been taught at DePaul University and Roosevelt University.
His paintings range from the figure and portraiture, to still lives and landscapes, to investigations of machinery, architecture, and microflaura. His images occupy a spectrum from high rendering to almost total abstraction.
His work is included in numerous private collections, among them those of New York Magazine senior art critic Jerry Saltz, Chicago collector Howard Tullman, best-selling novelist China Miéville, Disney senior vice president Jackson George, author Kathleen Rooney, and Gemini-winning screenwriter Jeremy Boxen. He is represented by Dacia Gallery in New York. His writing on art is collected at www.danielmaidman.blogspot.com and at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-maidman. He lives and paints in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.